Old 04-05-2009, 03:48 PM
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Trimming barberry bush?

How far can I trim a barberry back? Thanks
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Old 04-05-2009, 08:18 PM
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Are you looking to make it grow more shapely or to kill it?

By half is safe, especially if you cut a 1/4 of the stems within 6" of ground level and the remaining 1/4 at whatever height you desire.
Kate Kennedy Butler
Labour of Love Landscaping
NorthEast Kingdom, Vermont

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